Hi! I'm Maverick12, lover of wine and big DIYer. This simple little painting I started doing years ago turned out some great Christmas presents for my friends. It is easy to customize.
Step 1: Your Supplies!
To complete this simple project you'll need the following:
Glass Paint. I'm using two colors for this technique, complementary.
A Paint brush. I'm using a foam one, that makes it easier.
Wine Glasses. The ones in this tutorial are from a thrift store. I also recommend swinging by Walmart. For gifts, I use their basic set of four. It's about $5.
Step 2: Now Paint
With this technique I am using two different paint colors that complement each other. Be sure to wash your brush, or foam, thoroughly in between each color.
Using a foam tip applicator paint brush, dip into the paint. Gently press the paint onto the exterior of the glass. Do no move your hand while the paint is on the glass, otherwise it will smear. I typically use my pinky to stabilize my hand on the glass.
This design is simple, but effective. Once done with the first color wash your brush and overlay the second color. You can even play with the design a little bit. I've done five pointed flowers, or stars on the bottom of the glass.
Step 3: Bake
Once the painting has been completed, preheat the oven to 350 degrees. This will help set and solidify the paint. Bake the glasses at 350 F for 30 minutes. Then, turn off the oven and allow the glass to cool in the oven.
I tend to hand wash these glasses, but the paint manufacturer says it is also top rack dishwasher safe.